Headaches and Migraines

Cluster headaches, neck instability and the trigeminal and vagus nerves

Ross Hauser, MD, Danielle R. Steilen-Matias, PA-C. In this article, we will not examine which combination of medications, therapy, or neuromodulation techniques will work for you. If you are reading this article, it is unlikely you have had a long-term benefit from these treatments. What we will examine is something […]

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Cervicogenic headaches: Migraines, tension headaches and cervical spine instability

Ross Hauser, MD At Caring Medical, we have been seeing headache patients for a long time. In 2009, our research team published findings and recommendations for the treatment of chronic headaches and migraines in patients where clear cervical neck instability was suspected. Our 2009 paper was already based on 15 […]

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Occipital neuralgia and Suboccipital headache – C2 neuralgia treatments without nerve block or surgery

Ross A. Hauser, MD. Occipital neuralgia – C2 neuralgia treatments without nerve block or surgery Patients who write to us often describe a condition of hopelessness from a diagnosis of Occipital neuralgia or C2 neuralgia. They tell us about unrelenting headaches, pain and even swelling in the back of the […]

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Vestibular migraine and spontaneous vertigo – Migraine Associated Vertigo

Ross Hauser, MD This article continues and provides further discussion and information on cervical vertigo. Please refer to Cervical Vertigo and Cervicogenic Dizziness for more discussion, patient cases, and treatment options for problems of dizziness. When people come into our offices with a problem of Vestibular migraine, spontaneous vertigo, or […]

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Can botulinum toxin injections for headaches make your symptoms worse?

Ross Hauser, MD When botulinum toxin injections for headaches make your symptoms worse Article outline: Why were you or why are you being recommended for botulinum toxin injections then? Two-thirds of people will get a more than 50% reduction in headache from botulinum toxin injections some of the time. One-third […]

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Post-cervical fusion headaches and migraines

In this video presentation, Ross Hauser, MD reviews a digital motion X-ray of a post-cervical fusion patient. The patient chosen for this demonstration is a 26-year-old who suffers from Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome, a disorder that causes excessive hypermobility in joints including the cervical spine. To fix this problem, the patient had […]

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